Essay A Dream Come True : Walt Disney

962 Words Dec 6th, 2016 4 Pages
A Dream Come True
"I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination." —Walt Disney. To truly grasp the significance of Walt Disney, try to imagine the world without him. Imagine the world today without his dreams, his imaginations, the fairytales, Disney World, Mickey Mouse. Walt Disney at some point has impacted everyone’s life, rather picking a favorite character or watching a favorite Disney movie such as “Beauty and the Beast” or “Cinderella”. Walt was very influential he developed animation and changed the world we live in today by letting America visualize and be a part of his creations, innovations, and best of all his dreams.
Walt Disney was born December 5, 1901, in Chicago Illinois. He was one of five children four boys and a girl. Walt interest in art struck at an early age. He would often sell his drawings to neighbors to make extra money. He pursued a career in art after studying art and photography at McKinley High School in Chicago. Walt began to admire nature, wildlife, family and community which was an extremely important part of Agrarian living. In 1918 at the age of sixteen Walt attempted to join the military, but was rejected because of his age. Soon after returning home Walt began to pursue a career in commercial art. He embarked on a small company entitled Laugh-O-Grams, which unfortunately went bankrupt. However, he didn’t let that impact his dreams…

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